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Practice Safe Canning!

72As pretty much everyone knows, this weekend is the second canning weekend for THON. We at Onward State encourage everyone to practice safe canning techniques, ensuring a safe and enjoyable weekend for everyone. With the help of the THON Overall Committee, we’ve compiled  list of things to keep in mind:

  • Make sure you have your PSU ID on you at all times
  • Don’t run into the streets and stay off of medians
  • Don’t stop traffic to receive donations
  • Wear bright and visible clothing (it’s supposed to snow this weekend, so this one is especially important)
  • Be sure to ask permission from property owners and comply with all local and state regulations regarding solicitation
  • No canning after dark

Remember that this is For the Kids, so stay safe.

If you have any questions, you can read the rulebook (warning – pdf link) or contact Rules and Regulations Overall Lauren Kay at [email protected].


Full Disclosure: I am a Technology Captain with the Penn State Dance Marathon.

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Chase Tralka

Chase Tralka is a Senior majoring in Information Sciences and Technology with a minor in Security and Risk Analysis. He is from Northern New Jersey and is involved in far too many organizations to list here. He enjoys photography, cycling, and listening to obscure free jazz music.


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